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Testing English-Language Learners in U.S. Schools: Report and Workshop Summary
Kopriva, R. 2000 Ensuring Accuracy in Testing for English-Language Learners. Washington, DC: Council of Chief State School Officers, SCASS LEP Consortium.
LaCelle-Peterson, M.W., and C. Rivera 1994 Is it real for all kids? A framework for equitable assessment policies for English-language learners. Harvard Educational Review 64 (1) (Spring): 55-75.
Levin, H.M. 1996 Economics of school reform for at-risk students. Chapter 11 in Improving America's Schools: The Role of Incentives, E.A. Hanushek and D.W. Jorgenson, eds. Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, National Research Council. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.
McUsic, M. 1999 The law's role in the distribution of education: The promises and pitfalls of school-finance litigation. In Heubert, J., ed., Law and School Reform: Six Strategies for Promoting Educational Equity. New Haven: Yale University Press.
National Center for Education Statistics 1997 The Inclusion of Students With Disabilities and Limited English Proficient Students inLarge-Scale Assessments: A Summary of Recent Progress. (NCES 97-482).
National Research Council 1997 Improving Schooling for Language-Minority Children: A Research Agenda. D. August and K. Hakuta, eds. Committee on Developing a Research Agenda on the Education of Limited-English-Proficient and Bilingual Students, Board on Children, Youth, and Families, National Research Council . Washington, DC: National Academy Press.
1999a High Stakes: Testing for Tracking, Promotion, and Graduation. J.P. Heubert and R.M. Hauser, eds. Committee on Appropriate Test Use, Board on Testing and Assessment, National Research Council . Washington, DC: National Academy Press.
1999b Testing, Teaching, and Learning: A Guide for States and School Districts. R.F. Elmore and R. Rothman, eds. Committee on Title I Testing and Assessment, Board on Testing and Assessment, National Research Council . Washington, DC: National Academy Press.
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education 2000 Summary Guidance on the Inclusion Requirement for Title I Final Assessments. (April 4, 2000).
Orfield, G. and S. Eaton 1996 Dismantling Desegregation: The Quiet Reversal of Brown v. Board of Education. New York: The New Press.
Rivera, C., C. Stansfield, L. Scialdone, and M. Sharkey 2000 An Analysis of State Policies for the Inclusion and Accommodation of English LanguageLearners in State Assessment Programs During 1998-1999. Arlington, VA: The George Washington University, Center for Equity and Excellence in Education.
School District of Philadelphia 1999 Assessment Accommodations Booklet, taken from A Helpful Guide to Standards Based Assessment. Philadelphia, PA: Office of Assessment.